WKU signee Deng Leek to play in All-Star Game

4 03 2011

I was told today that incoming Western Kentucky freshman center Deng Leek was selected to participate in the 2011 Elite Showcase Basketball Classic in Washington, D.C. on March 20.

The event is put on by the Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics and Nike Basketball.

Here are the two boys’ teams rosters.


Jerome Seagears   PG 6-3 Rutgers
Sim Frazier PG 6-0 Howard
Marcus Thornton   SG 6-3 William & Mary
Durand Johnson   SG 6-7 Pittsburgh
Brandon Mobley PF 6-9 Undecided
Daniel Gomis   PF 6-9 Oregon State
Ryan McTavish SF 6-4 Presbyterian
Darion Atkins   PF 6-8 Virginia
Jordan Omogbehin C 7-2 South Florida
Gregory Lewis   C 6-9 Rutgers
Nick Faust   SG 6-6 Maryland
Shaquille Stokes PG 5-11 Undecided


Kris Walden SG 6-1 Towson
Marquis Rankin PG 6-1 Virginia Tech
Keith Hornsby   SG 6-4 North Carolina-Asheville
Julian Debose   SG 6-4 Rice
Shaquille Thomas SG/SF 6-6 University of Cincinnati
Deng Leek C 6-10 Western Kentucky
Treveon Graham   SF 6-6 Virginia Commonwealth
C.J. Barksdale   PF 6-8 Virginia Tech
Taylor Abt   PF 6-8 Holy Cross
Mikael Hopkins   C 6-8 Georgetown
Greg Whittington SF 6-9 Undecided
Malik Nicholas SF 6-6 Hofstra University
Jermaine Sanders SF 6-4 University of Cincinnati


It’s already also been announced, but just a reminder, fellow WKU signees Derrick Gordon and George Fant will play in the 2011 Kentucky Derby Festival Classic at the Yum! Center on April 22.




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